Ghost story of the haunted historic jail in Lawrenceville, Georgia, haunted by a doomed slave named Elleck.
The American South is known for its haunted places. A region that has seen such conflict and tragedy can’t help but contain places forever cursed. Some haunted places can still be visited, like Tennessee’s Bell Witch Cave or Texas’s Goatman's Bridge. Others exist only in legend or memory, like North Carolina’s famed Maco Light or Georgia’s Ibo Landing.
Read and listen to stories about these and other Southern haunted places below.
1930s racial violence in Denton, Texas forever haunts what is known as the Goatman's Bridge. Ghost story written by Shaun Jex.
Spooky Texas legend of the McDow Hole, where ghost sightings of pioneer woman Jenny Papworth and her baby have long been reported.
Creepy story of the abandoned St. Albans Sanatorium in Redford, Virginia.
Author Cynthia Morrison tells us about her strange experiences when visiting the grave of Rosalie Mackenzie Poe, sister of Edgar Allan Poe.